List of Persian/Iranian Events for 2008-04-10

    Persian Tech Entrepreneurs

    Bay Area - Peninsula Thursday - April 10, 2008     06:00 PM

    Persian Tech Entrepreneurs

    Speakers:

    Mike Ghaffary - Stitcher, CEO & Co-Founder

    Reza Raji - iControl, COO & Co-Founder

    Alex Mehr - Zoosk, CEO & Co-Founder

    Touraj Parang - Jaxtr, COO & Co-Founder

    Navid Oreizy - Associate, TC Ventures

    Thursday April 10th, 2008

    6:00 - 8:00 PM

    Schedule:

    6:00 - 7:00 - Speaker Presentations and Q&A

    7:00 - 8:00 - Networking Session

    Plug and Play Game Room

    440 N. Wolfe Rd

    Sunnyvale, CA 94085

    Kick-O First Event

    Presented by Plug and Play Tech Center & YPP

    The Legacy of Forugh Farrokhzad--40 Years Later

    Bay Area - South Bay Thursday - April 10, 2008     07:00 PM

    Poet and literary translator, Sholeh Wolpé, will be presenting her brand new translation of Forugh Farrokhzad poems, SIN: SELECTED POEMS OF FORUGH FARROKHZAD (University of Arkansas Press, 2007). She will also read from her new book, “Rooftops of Tehran”.



    “Wolpe’s translations make Farrokhzad’s poetry burst into life in English. Wolpé is the best imaginable guide to this gifted Iranian woman’s poetic universe.”

    –Nasrin Rahimieh, Director of Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies at UCI



    “Sholeh Wolpé’s selection of poems and the lush lucidity of her translation convey the quickly evolving and the richly paradoxical nature of Farrokhzad's poetry.”

    --Farzaneh Milani, Director of Studies in Women and Gender and Professor of Persian and Women Studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville



    This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the acclaimed Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad’s death. Around the world, people are marking the passage of this remarkable women’s life and her more magnificent oeuvre of poetry.

    For more information on Sholeh Wolpé please visit: www.sholehwolpe.com



    Thursday, April 10, 7 pm

    San Jose, Poetry Center,

    San Jose, Martin Luther King Jr. Library,

    2nd floor meeting rooms,

    (with Poet-translator Gary Gach)

    info: http://www.pcsj.org/calendar.html



    Red Carpet Premiere of AmericanEast

    Los Angeles Thursday - April 10, 2008     07:00 PM

    Red Carpet Premiere of AmericanEast

    Opening Night Film

    Global
    Information
    Event InfoName:
    Red Carpet Premiere of AmericanEast
    Tagline:
    Opening Night Film
    Host:
    Noor Film Festival
    Type:
    Other - Festival
    Time and PlaceDate:
    Thursday, April 10, 2008
    Time:
    7:00pm - 10:30pm
    Location:
    Fine Arts Theater
    Street:
    8556 Wilshire Blvd.
    City/Town:
    Beverly Hills, CA

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    Contact InfoPhone:
    3102815575
    Email:
    info@noorfilmfestival.com
    Description
    Red Carpet Premiere of AmericanEast.
    Starring Tony Shalhoub, Sara Shahi, Anthony Azizi, Eric Avari, and more...

    Poetry Reading

    Vancouver Thursday - April 10, 2008     07:30 PM

    We continue studying Sheikh-e-Eshraagh's works by reading another story of him: Loghat-e-Mooran, this Thursday at 7:30pm.


    We will get together at:
    St. Catherine's Anglican Church
    1058 Ridgewood Drive , Edgemont Village , North Vancouver

    Please check www.gologolshan.com for more information.

    Feel free to distribute this email to your friends who may be interested.

    Sincerely,
    Gol o Golshan

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